Hilda, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hilda, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hilda had a population of 454 as of July 1, 2016. Hilda ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hilda is located at latitude 33.2805 and longitude -81.2447 in Barnwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hilda (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Barnwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Town of Hilda (GNIS ID: 2405834) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Hilda is located within Barnwell Division of Barnwell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hilda population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hilda, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 454
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 376
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $81,915
Average Home Value $138,906


Median Household Income $37,346
Average Household Income $46,460
Per Capita Income $18,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% -0.22%
Households 0.34% -0.11%
Families 1.56% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hilda, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hilda to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 303 24th
Population Density1 # 346 13th
Diversity Index2 # 351 12th
Median Household Income # 204 49th
Per Capita Income # 247 38th

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